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Racine Zoo Welcomes Tawny Frogmouth

The Racine Zoo added another tawny frogmouth to their exhibit. The Zoo is pleased to introduce the newest animal, Groot. He will join Ashton, the tawny frogmouth in the Australian-themed Walkabout Creek Exhibit, alongside the kangaroos, wallaroos, and emu. Tawny frogmouths are insectivorous birds native to Australia, and one of the species atthe Racine Zoo […]

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North Shore Bank Launches “For the Love of Animals” May Campaign

North Shore Bank has announced that zoos and humane societies across the state will be the focus of the bank’s second community give-back program “Bank on Kindness,” a campaign to support local efforts of Wisconsin non-profit organizations. Until May 31, the public can donate to the local animal-focused community partner(s) of their choice through a […]

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5 Valentine’s Day Events in Southeastern Wisconsin

Ladies and gentlemen, look no further. In this roundup, you’ll find the most romantic and unique ways to spend this Valentine’s Day. Here’s what’s happening in Southeastern Wisconsin on Valentine’s Day: 1. Valentine’s Night-In Meal Chef David’s Catering Events is hosting a Valentine’s Night-In Meal on February 13. On the menu for this dining experience […]

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Serve Wisconsin Announces $234,446 in AmeriCorps Funding for Racine AmeriCorps Programs

Serve Wisconsin proudly announced that Wisconsin has received $7.3 million in federal funding to support AmeriCorps programming and celebrated the kickoff of the AmeriCorps program year on October 30 at a virtual Opening Ceremony.   Included within those funds are $234,446 in AmeriCorps funding for two AmeriCorps programs specifically centered in Racine and Kenosha, with several […]

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Racine Zoo earns Golden Pear Award

RACINE – The Racine Zoo, 2131 N. Main St., is among 21 Golden Pear Award recipients from the American Fundraising Foundation (AmFund). Officials chose the zoo from more than 615 applicants for additional funding opportunity grants presented due to the adverse effects of the COVID-19 pandemic on their fundraising abilities. The Golden Pear Award to […]